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    Cleaning Bee suit?

    Have an "ultra breeze" suit that I wore for a cut out..... have yellow stains all over and when I go to my hive I get attacked. How do you wash this type of siut - I know in a washer :shhhh: -...
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    Re: Swarm on ground

    Update.... it has been 6 days since I picked up the small swarm on the ground with a Queen. Two days of rain and a huge thunder storm one night. Have been feeding suger water. From reading the bee...
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    Re: Swarm on ground

    Thanks for the info. - now for the past two days/night it has rained.......the sun is finally coming out..... they are working on the suger/water jar or as what I can see on them from 75yds...
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    Re: Swarm on ground

    Saw the gueen go into the hive- ball was in the grass..

    Up -Date...... I went to pick up the hive yesterday evening and taped the entrance, strapped the box and got it home(28 miles away), put a...
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    Re: Swarm on ground

    OK - I made it back..... Thanks for the replys - used new ultra breeze suit and it worked great..... In my haste I forgot to bring my boots and only had on tennis shoes....yep.... got hit about six...
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    Swarm on ground

    Just got a call from neighbor and they have a swarm of bees on the ground - it has been there for 4 days?????????? I am just getting started and this will new to me.... would I need smoke? will...
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    Re: Question on "top" entrance hive

    :DThank you all for your responses and help..... What a great group. :D. Have been trying to get "things" ready as to when I "trap" my first swarm..... Walking out the door with my friend to go pig...
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    Question on "top" entrance hive

    Just getting back into bee keeping. Built several Med 8 frame boxes and would like to use a top entrance. After the bees fill the first box do I put the next box on top of it or under it then put...
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    Re: Just ordered some Lemongrass oil

    PipingRock.com - I stand corrected $3.95 shipping on any order and orders over $40.00on free shipping.....
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    Just ordered some Lemongrass oil

    First year to set out "traps" and just ordered some lemongrass oil from PipingRock.com 1 0z pure oil for $3.99 and free shipping. This was the best price that I found - hope it works.
  11. Re: Winter is on its way, I need some books to read until spring. Any suggestions?

    Almost finished reading - Bees A Natural History, by Christopher O’Toole. A great read and well-illustrated. Did not know there were over 20,000 species of bees…… Local Library had just put it...
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    Re: Will Vaseline work in SHB tray?

    Rusty, Thanks for the reply - Where is a good place to buy mineral oil in a quantity? Still may try the vasiline... would not have to keep trying to keep the hive semi level so the oil does not run...
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    Will Vaseline work in SHB tray?

    Good moring - Just built some 8 frame sized SHB bottom trays from scrap pieces of galvanized tin. Made a groved sided frame and attached #8 hardware cloth.... now what is the "best" low cost "stuff"...
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    Re: What's going on with Ultra Breeze?

    This is the email address that Stephanie from Ultra Breeze used in contacing me mnomalley@gmail.com Will order a suit next week from her.
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    Re: bee suit

    Anyone have or tried the "Jester Ventilated" suit?
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    Re: Article About Beekeeping

    I tried the email link on Ultra Breeze web page and it does not work - orders@ultrabreezesuits.com And does anyone have the correct email address and do they have a phone number?
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